Black Sweater, White Cat and BlocSonic presents - netBloc Vol. 7: 10 From 200 plus one Well it's finally here! I've been trying to get it released for the past two weeks, but complications occurred that made it impossible to do. Regardless, this is a terrific collection none-the-less. It's a bit different in that it's co-presented with Black Sweater, White Cat (BSWC), a terrific blog that posts a net audio gem each day. The two BSWC authors Biotic and Subsystem7 have recently reached the 200... Topics: rock, post-rock, electronic, dub, reggae, pop
Whenever I begin the process of listening for a netBloc release, I have to wade through such a large amount of not so awesome music. While doing so, when I do find gems, it immediately changes my mood and makes the task of finding more great music, that much easier. Once I’ve got about 30 or so gems, I know that I’ve got some great music for the next volume, but what’s still unclear is which songs will ultimately make the cut, how well they’ll flow together and which ones I’ll have to... Topics: blocsonic, flac, mp3, ogg, hip-hop, indie, rock, electronic, house, soul, jazz, post-rock,...
This is the latest in blocSonic's netBloc series. This finely crafted collection features acts from all over the world — Sweden, Germany, Spain, Columbia, Belgium and the United States with a diverse line-up of genres such as Rock, Jazz, Electronica, Punk, Glitch and Hip-Hop. In the PDF book, you'll find a new write-up from yours truly which discusses ways in which the world of net audio can increase it's influence over global music culture. So go ahead and download netBloc volume 5 and be... Topic: rock, post-rock, jazz, hip-hop, electronica, glitch-pop, dub, pop
Announcing netBloc Volume 4: Soundtrack for the Coming Revolution. Another gem packed collection of net audio culled from all over the world. One from ccMixter, a couple from Jamendo, others from various netlabels... all equally terrific. About the blocSonic.com netBloc series: Many things are currently happening which are allowing for netlabels increased importance in the world of recorded music. The mainstream music industry's reluctance to trust music fans to the music they purchase. Their... Topics: rock, pop, electronica, trip-hop, hip-hop, post-rock, indie-rock